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August “Augie” Judkins, 72
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McMinnville resident and New York City, N.Y., native August “Augie” Judkins, 72, was born April 13, 1946 and died Dec. 4, at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville following a sudden illness.

A retired welder with DeZurik Corporation, a United States Army veteran of Vietnam, and a member of the Church of Christ at Earleyville, he was the son of the late Gentry Haston and Trudie Grawin Judkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard “Dickie” Judkins and Donald Judkins; and nephew Robert Madewell.

He was married on July 22, 1966 to Linda Young Judkins of McMinnville. In addition to his wife of 52 years, he is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Chris and Sabernia Judkins of McMinnville and Kevin Judkins of Morrison; daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Dowie Green of Rock Island; five grandchildren, Chase Judkins and wife Shelby, Gracie Judkins and Tyler Judkins, all of McMinnville, and Ethan Green and Emily Green, both of Rock Island; great-grandson Gentry August Judkins; sister and brother-in-law Kathy and Bob Crittenden of Bone Cave; fishing brother Philip West; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at High’s Chapel with Johnny Lance officiating. Burial will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens in Smithville with full military honors administered by VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 5, 2018